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Installed bed rails with spray in liner

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Red Freighter, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. Feb 9, 2016 at 6:10 PM
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    Red Freighter

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    Just thought I throw this out there. What I did was heated the bolts with a torch and screwed them in and let cool remove and then installed the rails. Worked good.
     
  2. Feb 9, 2016 at 6:33 PM
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    MotoTundra

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    Nice.

    Every man loves an excuse to use a torch..
     
  3. Feb 10, 2016 at 10:52 AM
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    RowdyRon

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    Did you do this because the spray liner was keeping the bolts from threading into the holes? I have a spray in liner with my truck and didn't have to heat the rail bolts on mine when I installed my rails.
     
  4. Feb 10, 2016 at 1:30 PM
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    Nor7

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  5. Feb 10, 2016 at 6:10 PM
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    Red Freighter

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    I didn't even try that. The holes were almost covered up and I was worried about cross threading the bolts.
     
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